Monday, May 17, 2010


Few fun facts, bought to you by your friend: Wikipedia

The longest word in any of the major English language dictionaries: pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
Means: inhalation of silica particles from a volcano.

Longest most commonly used word: Antidisestablishmentarianism

The longest officially recognized place name in an English-speaking country:
(a hill in New Zealand)

The longest name place in Canada:
Dysart, Dudley, Harcourt, Guilford, Harburn, Bruton, Havelock, Eyre and Clyde
located in Ontario

The longest place name in the United States:
(a lake in Massachussetts)

The longest word in Spanish language:
superextraordinarísimamente OR

The longest word in German language:
Donaudampfschifffahrtselektrizitätenhauptbetriebswerkbauunterbeamtengesellschaft (ship name) OR

The longest word in Greek Language:

Volcano that erupted in Iceland: Eyjafjallajokul (prize will be given for the first person that can pronounce this right)

These are all useless fact. But it's cool looking that up.

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